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Pope Benedict Preaches Environmental Protection at World Youth Day

Pope Benedict Preaches Environmental Protection at World Youth Day

SYDNEY, Australia, July 17, 2008 (ENS) – Pope Benedict XVI opened the official portion of his first visit to Australia today by reminding everyone at the Government House welcoming ceremony of “the need to protect the environment.” “With many thousands of young people visiting Australia at this time, it is appropriate to reflect upon the…

Earth Day 2008 Concerts Played, Pledges Made

Earth Day 2008 Concerts Played, Pledges Made

WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2008 (ENS) – It rained and it poured, but thousands of people enjoyed Earth Day on the Washington Mall anyway. A few performers were heard before concert organizers pulled the plugs as thunderstorms threatened. Vocal problems forced planned headliner American Idol Jordin Sparks to cancel her appearance at the Earth Day…